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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 3, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta new capabilities of ground troops Nootmaw HCMALD-1I Modification of armored-warfare tactics needed By JOHN W. FINNEY New Yerk TtnM Service WASHINGTON One of the principal conclusions be- ing drawn from the Middle East war by U.S. military analysts is that relatively mobile weapons used by ground troops can blunt the effectiveness of the fighter- bomber and tank which for three decades have dominated the battlefield. Military par- ticularly those in the air are not prepared to concede the battlefield balance may be shifting back in favor of the infantry. But there is general agreement among the services that armored- warfare tactics will have to be modified to offset the new capability of ground troops and that new aircraft missiles will have to be produced to counter the mobile an- tiaircraft protection the in- fantry has. Studying the Middle East which in effect was a proving ground for the ar- maments developed recently by the United States and the Soviet the defense according to of- is beginning to draw some of the still- No increase in northern oil drilling EDMONTON Drill- ing activity in the Mackenzie delta this year will be at about the same level as last says Walter president of the Canadian Petroleum Association. Mr. who is also cor- manager for Imperial Oil said in an interview that there should not be any immediate impact on the petroleum industry as a result of differences between the federal and Alberta governments over the export of crude oil. Lack of a clear-cut long- range could soon have serious im- plications for Canada's future energy he said. SHOPPING SPREE at tt 99 WITH THE PURCHASE OF EVERY NEW MOBILE HOME OR SECTIONAL HOME PURCHASED DURING OUR NOVEMBER SALE AT MOBILE HOMES SALES LOTS IN BROOKS Mr. Dingle also suggested that in Montreal a price should be set according to ditional transportation costs from there. The price in in would become a base price for all of Canada tied to international market conditions. preliminary American weapons proved to be more effective than those of the Soviet Union. The new Soviet T-62 for prov- ed no match for the U.S. Ar- my's M-60 tank either in firepower or in armor protec- tion. both tajiks prov- ed to be highly vulnerable to new antitank missiles. In the opening days of the for nearly 200 Israeli tanks were destroyed on the Suez front by Soviet-produced missiles that are optically sighted and electrically guid- bctil fguv'1 nil OTTAWA -Gulf Can- ada apparently took its own advertising slogan to heart by unilaterally increasing its says Energy Minister Donald Mac- donald. The United States-owned oil company was singled out by the minister Thursday night as the notable ex- to general co- operation by the industry with the government's price freeze announced Sept. 4. carrying their hurry' maxim a bit too he told accus- ing Gulf and its president of being corporate Gulf raised the price of all guels refined in Montreal by one cent a gallon Monday and company president Jerry McAfee has subsequently been quoted as saying the increase was made because the government was stalling on company requests for a price increase. Mr. tabled a telegram that showed the government had respond- ed to the request. The signed by Jack deputy energy was sent Oct. 12 and said. REQUESTS RECEIVED Requests for price in- creases have been received from a number of companies and the department has the question of all cost increases under active It said the minister would make a proposal to cabinet for price brought on by higher import prices. request that you con- tinue to refrain from price in- creases until the cabinet takes a Mr. Austin said that on Sept. 4. when Prime Minister Trudeau announced the the oil companies specifically were asked not to increase prices before Jan. 1974. But Mr. McAfee warned Mr. Macdonaid Oct. 9 that Gulf to increase the posted prices of its gasoline and distillates at points supplied from its Montreal East the Gulf president said in a was necessary to offset increases in imported crude costs that were the control of Gulf It is Gulf Canada's intention to implement an increase in posted prices of one cent per effec- tive Oct. A further communication Oct. 12 from Mr. McAfee in- that Gulf would defer the increase to Oct. which it did. INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES LTD. Established 1911 Loww Floor 817 4th 8. Phwtt 327-1S41 ed aloni that trail them. according to the Jordanian American wire-guided missile were described as when used by Israeli forces against Iraqi and Jordanian tanks. one area in which Soviet equipment proved superior was in mobile anti- aircraft weaponry. On both the Egyptian and Syrian fronts such weapons took a heavy toll of Israeli aircraft trying to provide close support for ground troops. in so-called revetments on the n in the concrete-reinforced parking used by the has improved greatly. which destroyed much of Arab air power on the ground in the made a couple of attempts to knock out Egyp- tian military airfields this time and then abandoned the effort. For the much of the military attention the the United States is focussing on the mobile anti-aircraft defenses developed by the Soviet Union. Superfast Carlite auto glass so you can get away in a Drive in or phone and we'll come running. Trans Canada Glass Carilte Lethbrldge Glass Co. 1267 3rd Avenue S. Leth bridge NOV. 5th p.m. 'CHARITY DAY' Prut Bsjlt Ttittteiti MM Elk Cktillw if Chairman GEORGE BROWN p.m. 'DISTRICT NIQHT' Opu HMM ti M Bkt ta SMthm Mbwti EittrWMMil Chairman BILL GIBSON NOV. 8th REGULAR WEEKLY BINGO GRAND RE-OPENING Monday. November 5th to November 10th All Elk Members of Lethbridge Lodge No. 37 and Elks in good standing throughout the district are invited to take part in our Re-Opening Week Celebrations. NOV. 6th p.m. 'CIRCUS MAXIMUS' Upper Hall Glims ofChiMi He Chairman ED VISOSKY NOV. 7th 6.8p.m. SMORGASBORD p.m. O.O.R.P. Dance ALBERTA RANCH BOYS ORCHESTRA NOV. 10th Noon'FUN ft GAMES' Pm. ate. Chairman KEN CHRISTENSEN UP ORCHESTRA Ml ELKS in Invited to attand my of tin ibovi Drop In md sao tha NEW LOOK at yoar dub. Ilka wbtl yaa saa... Wo'n ;